About the job
Mercy Multiplied is a nonprofit Christian organization with residential and outreach programs designed to empower people of all ages to live in freedom from life-controlling behaviors and situations, including eating disorders, self-harm, drug and alcohol addictions, unplanned pregnancy, depression, sexual abuse, and sex trafficking. Our residential program is for young women ages 13-32 and our goal is to help residents permanently stop destructive cycles, discover purpose for their lives, and become productive and thriving individuals. Our outreach programs and resources are based on the same biblically based principles used by Mercy homes.
The staff at Mercy Multiplied is a team of talented, fun, and hardworking people across four U.S. locations who work together to serve one mission: to provide opportunities and resources for all to experience God’s unconditional love, forgiveness, and life-transforming power.
We are looking for skilled, enthusiastic, service-minded people for our team. In addition to being a part of a mission that is greater than themselves, staff enjoy the following:
Opportunities to exercise their faith working alongside a supportive team of believers
Sessions led by dynamic Bible teachers and Christian speakers and authors brought in from all over the world
Jeans every day and a casual dress code on Fridays
A generous period of paid time off during the Christmas holiday
Great work environment and office spaces
We have an immediate opening for a Counselor for our home located in Lincoln, California near Sacramento. This position is eligible for health and paid time off benefits.
Mercy Multiplied is dedicated to help young women break free from life-controlling behaviors and situations, including eating disorders, self-harm, drug and alcohol addictions, unplanned pregnancy, depression, sexual abuse, and sex trafficking. Our program is voluntary, biblically-based, and free of charge to young women ages 13 to 32. It uses proven methods, lasts approximately six months, and features a multi-dimensional approach to heal body, mind, and spirit.
Overview: Our counselors lead residents through the counseling model, “Choices that Bring Change,” helping them explore issues of faith, forgiveness, family, overcoming abuse and past hurts, and general life principles.
To be successful in this role, one must have the following:
Master's degree required from an accredited college or university in the field of Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, or a related field
Capability of handling a counseling load of 9-11 residents
Ability to work quickly and efficiently
Excellent communication skills and ability to be concise and direct
Ability to confront and address negative behavior
Flexibility (team player)
Ability to use sound judgment on a consistent basis
A thorough understanding of, and dedication to, the vision of Mercy Multiplied, along with demonstrated Christian work ethics
Summary of Responsibilities:
Counsel with assigned residents weekly
Lead counselees through Choices that Bring Change and complete all associated paperwork
Ability to work with minors and/or pregnant residents and their families
Maintain electronic file for each resident
Address and confront resident issues when appropriate
Teach/monitor Bible class and lead discussion and prayer with residents as needed
Communicate residents’ progress with parents/guardians/support people on a regular basis and ensure family sessions are being conducted throughout a resident’s stay
Facilitate group counseling as scheduled
Meet with the medical/wellness team regularly regarding the resident’s medication, medical status, and/or mental health concerns
Follow all policies and procedures regarding proper documentation
All positions at Mercy Multiplied require mature Christians with a dedicated work ethic. All full-time positions have great benefit offerings, including medical, dental, and vision insurance for staff and their immediate family. We also provide life insurance, disability insurance, paid time off, and a retirement savings plan.
Mercy Multiplied only hires and employs individuals who live a lifestyle conducive to Christian principles. Only qualified candidates need apply (no phone calls please).
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